IRAN IN THE FRAME FOR DRONE ATTACK- P2
USA’S STRATEGIC DETERRENT AT RISK – P3/4
NAVIES IN FOCUS – P6
• High security for Israeli corvette.
• Red Sea meeting.
• Russians off & at Istanbul.
REBORN PATROL SHIP DAZZLES IN LONDON – P7
SSK NORTHWARD BOUND FOR REFIT – P10
JAPAN TAKES LEAD IN WESTERN PACIFIC – P26/29
NAVIES RESPOND AFTER HAITI DISASTER – P32
INDIAN WARSHIP’S EUROPEAN TOUR – P36
KREMLIN BOOSTS FUTURE NAVY – P38
BOMBARDMENTS & DIPLOMACY – P39
ODIN’s EYE – P5
The withdrawal from Afghanistan appears to have shattered Pax Americana just as the USA seeks to counter rising Chinese and Russian threats.
UK & EUROPE NEED A NEW COURSE – P12/13
With an end to the West’s boots on the ground in Afghanistan, European navies must be boosted.
USN SUPERSIZES CARRIER STRIKE GROUP – P8/9
USS Carl Vinson CSG gets a make over.
NOT BACK TO SQUARE ONE – P14/16
Despite the Kabul retreat, effects can be achieved.
SHADOW WAR AT SEA – P18/21
A covert conflict could burst into the open.
GULF NAVAL FORCE SHOULD BE BOOSTED – P22/23
Greater UK presence called for to counter Iran.
AMPHIB LEADS LIBYA EMBARGO FORCE – P30/31
Clamp-down on smugglers continues.
ROCKETEERS AND ISLAND-HOPPERS – P34/35
US Marine Corps tests its new way of operating.
OLD WARRIOR & NEW PATROL SHIP – P40/43
A historic escort receives her latest refit while an Arctic patrol vessel is officially commissioned.
HOW WOMEN HELPED WIN THE SECRET WIRELESS WAR IN WW2 – P44/46
They played a decisive role, now finally saluted.
BOOK REVIEWS – P47/48